Meaning of RESTITUTION in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌres-tə-ˈtü-shən, -ˈtyü- ]


Etymology: Middle English restitucioun, from Anglo-French, from Latin restitution-, restitutio, from restituere to restore, from re- + statuere to set up — more at statute

Date: 14th century

1. : an act of restoring or a condition of being restored: as

a. : a restoration of something to its rightful owner

b. : a making good of or giving an equivalent for some injury

2. : a legal action serving to cause restoration of a previous state

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.